Melanie Goisauf


  • Senior Scientist at the European Research Infrastructure for Biobanking BBMRI-ERIC, ELSI Services & Research Unit
  • Lecturer at the Department of Science and Technology Studies at the University of Vienna, and at the Department of Sociology at the University of Malta


  • Social Scientist (Sociology, Science & Technology Studies, and Gender Studies)
  • Ethical and social aspects of sharing research and health data
  • Social implications of genomic research, especially knowledge production and social justice
  • Artificial intelligence in precision medicine
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Social science research methods

Reason for helping with ELAB

  • Good governance, FAIR/fair data sharing, patient and stakeholder engagement as well as considering ethical and societal aspects more broadly are key for sustainable and responsible research and innovation. I’m looking forward to seeing how this interesting project develops!